15 December 2015
David Cameron has said the Tories will take “failing” children’s services out of the control of local authorities. They could be handed to “teams of experts”.
11 December 2015
A major trial into alleged child sexual exploitation (CSE) offences began this week at Sheffield Crown Court.
01 December 2015
A new report shows most child abuse takes place inside families. Sadie Robinson argues this reflects a class society that puts children at the bottom of the pile
03 November 2015
We’re often told child sexual abuse is mainly carried out by ‘grooming gangs’. But, as Sadie Robinson found out, the real problem lies elsewhere in society
27 October 2015
Staff at a care home in Solihull, Birmingham, have accused police of ignoring child sexual exploitation (CSE).
25 August 2015
Abuse survivors and relatives from Rotherham tell Sadie Robinson that police and authorities are still failing children. But they’re now organising
to make sure future generations get real support
18 August 2015
A children’s charity has said that child sexual exploitation (CSE) is continuing in Rotherham, South Yorkshire—and that most of the abusers are white.
11 August 2015
A new report into child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Rotherham, South Yorkshire shows that more than two thirds of offenders and suspects in the last two years were white.
04 August 2015
Cuts for child abuse victims | Libor scandal banker on trial | It’s no help to be an academy | Rich council drives out poor
04 August 2015
A retired cop has claimed that Wiltshire police covered up allegations of child abuse by former Tory prime minister Edward Heath in the 1990s.
28 July 2015
The MI5 security service pushed for a cover-up of child abuse allegations against Peter Morrison, according to Whitehall files.
21 July 2015
Health services in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, are failing to protect vulnerable children from abuse and neglect, according to a new review.
14 July 2015
An inquiry into child sex abuse in public institutions opened last week.
30 June 2015
An investigation into child abuse in Rotherham, south Yorkshire, has identified “hundreds” of suspects including one former and one current councillor.
16 June 2015
Police and child abuse; Belfast equal marriage march; over 3 million are underemployed
02 June 2015
Three women have come forward to allege that a former Liberal Democrat MP carried out abuse against them as girls.
12 May 2015
Newly revealed reports expose how police failed to protect children from abuse in South Yorkshire.
05 May 2015
Senior South Yorkshire Police (SYP) officers failed to stop child sexual exploitation (CSE) despite being given a list of the main suspected perpetrators in 2003.
21 April 2015
Alison Saunders, the director of public prosecutions (DPP) has concluded that that it was not in the public interest to prosecute the Labour peer Lord Janner. He could have been charged with 22 offences against nine victims at children’s care homes in Leicestershire.
31 March 2015
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is investigating over 100 allegations against 42 named South Yorkshire police officers.